Kimono

Japanese (Okinawan)
Meiji or Taisho era
early 20th century


Object Place: Okinawa, Japan

Dimensions

Overall (CB X Sleeve edge to sleeve edge): 121.9 x 111.1 cm (48 x 43 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2005.349

Medium or Technique

Banana fiber (bashôfu); plain weave, cotton or linen plain weave lining

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Robe with alternating narrow and wide vertical brown stripes; yoke lined with cotton plain weave

Provenance

Purchased from Akasaki, Ms. Hitomi, Kyoto, May 6, 1997; Gift to the MFA, June 22, 2005

Credit Line

Gift of John C. Weber